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Bioessays. 2012 Jun;34(6):454-7. doi: 10.1002/bies.201100159. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

The male fight-flight response: a result of SRY regulation of catecholamines?

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  • 1Brain and Gender, Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia. joohyung.lee@princehenrys.org

Abstract

The SRY gene, which is located on the Y chromosome and directs male development, may promote aggression and other traditionally male behavioural traits, resulting in the fight-or-flight reaction to stress.

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